Digicel Pacific

Digicel Samoa appoints new CEO

A proven leader in the business, Anthony, of Samoan descent, has been the CEO of Digicel Tonga for the past three-and-half years and has played a key role in driving Digicel’s operational strategy.

His superb leadership and wealth of experience have been instrumental in rehabilitating the Tonga market through the COVID-19 pandemic and after the devastation of the earthquake and tsunami in 2022.

Australia’s biggest telecommunications company acquires Digicel Pacific

Telstra will continue to invest in and operate the business across its six South Pacific markets – Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Nauru, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu.

Oliver Camplin-Warner, Telstra International CEO, said the deal was an exciting milestone for the Digicel Pacific business and its customers in Papua New Guinea.

NICTA Finalizes Licence Rights

NICTA is the government agency responsible for the regulation and licensing of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Papua New Guinea, 

ICT Minister, Timothy Masiu, in a media conference today, said an initial decision to grant consent was given last month, but following further dialogue between NICTA, Telstra and Digicel, a final and unconditional consent has now been granted by the NICTA Board. “We therefore expect the sale to proceed” the Minister said.

Moana Pasifika signs new sponsorship deal with Digicel

Digicel’s TV services – Digicel TV and Sky Pacific brings the game of rugby into the homes of many of the Pacific Island nations and has held exclusive TV broadcast rights for the Pacific region for Super Rugby, Rugby Championship and various international premium competitions since 2016. Service and products are front of mind for Digicel’s Pacific customers, and it is constantly expanding its offering. MyCash Mobile Wallet money transfer service also provides Kiwis and Aussies with an easy and convenient way to send money at lower fees to families in the Pacific direct on their mobile.

Minister For ICT Welcomes NICTA Decision On Telstra Acquisition Of Digicel

“The procedure to arrive at the decision by NICTA is governed by the enabling legislation and is done without ministerial influence or input. I am pleased to note that the procedure has now been exhausted and that a decision has been made and that the government and our people and Digicel and Telstra for that matter can now move forward with the business of delivering telecommunications goods and services to all corners of the country.”

ICCC Approves Telstra Buyout of Digicel Pacific

ICCC Commissioner and CEO, Paulus Ain said while acknowledging that Telstra is one of the four big telecommunication operators in Australia, the ICCC has concluded that this Proposed Acquisition is not likely to have the effect of substantially lessening competition in any markets Digicel is currently operating in PNG, because Telstra has but very limited presence in PNG markets.


Mr Ain said the ICCC therefore decided to allow Telstra to acquire Digicel PNG and its subsidiaries.


Digicel Pacific receives CISCO GOLD Partner Certification

This rare certification puts Digicel in an elite national group and validates its expertise and capabilities to serve major markets in the Pacific.

Digicel’s Regional CEO – Pacific, Shally Jannif, said; “We are proud to display our Cisco Gold Certified badge at every opportunity. It sets an immediate standard with customers and our team consistently uses their certification skills to exceed customer expectations for install, delivery, and support every day.”

Digicel Nauru introduces new Chief Executive officer Francis Thomsen

In his new role, Francis will have responsibility for driving positive change for consumers and businesses within the island nation and ensuring that Digicel continues to reduce barriers and increase the quality of services for their customers.

Francis Thomsen has been with the Digicel family for 7 years, and joins Digicel Nauru from Samoa where he was Chief Operating Officer for the past 3 years.

US$2000 up for grabs in the Digicel & Style Fiji uniform design competition

The competition was launched to offer Pacific design talent the opportunity to help design the company’s new retail, corporate and casual uniforms.  

“In support of the regions growing creative and Fashion industries we are offering Pacific based Designers a chance to design our uniforms and deliver us with a design that will embody or signify all Pacific Islanders” commented Katie Taylor, Head of Marketing, Digicel Asia Pacific.